tower cress

noun
1. or genus Arabis: erect cress widely distributed throughout Europe
Hypernyms: ↑cress, ↑cress plant
Member Holonyms: ↑Turritis, ↑genus Turritis
2. European cress having stiff erect stems; sometimes placed in genus Turritis
Hypernyms: ↑rock cress, ↑rockcress
Member Holonyms: ↑Arabis, ↑genus Arabis

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noun
: a European cress (Arabis turrita) having stiff erect stems

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  • Arabis glabra — noun or genus Arabis: erect cress widely distributed throughout Europe • Syn: ↑tower mustard, ↑tower cress, ↑Turritis glabra • Hypernyms: ↑cress, ↑cress plant • Member Holonyms: ↑Turrit …   Useful english dictionary

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  • genus Turritis — noun closely related to and often included in genus Arabis • Syn: ↑Turritis • Hypernyms: ↑dilleniid dicot genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Cruciferae, ↑family Cruciferae, ↑Brassicaceae, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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